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May 21, 2018
A copy of “Mein Kampf” on display at the Documentation Center in Nuremburg, Germany, Nov. 4, 201(Russ Juskalian/Copyright 2018 The New York Times) play button
Scientists say Hitler died in WWII; tell that to 'Adolf Schüttelmayor' and the Nazi moon base
May 21, 2018 - 12:21pm
May 19, 2018
Reader's View: Science-snubbing EPA policy horrifying
May 19, 2018 - 10:03pm
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover took this photo of the rock named Duluth on May 15. The block is about 3 feet long. This isn’t the first time “Duluth” has appeared on Mars. The name was first used on a ChemCam laser target several years back. Normally names are used just once, but the mission team made an exception. NASA / JPL-Caltech
Mars rock named for Duluth
May 19, 2018 - 8:13pm
May 17, 2018
Refrigerators at a dump in New Orleans. Reported in 2018, government scientists have detected an increase in emissions of an outlawed industrial gas that destroys ozone, potentially slowing progress in restoring the atmosphere’s protective ozone layer. (Vincent Laforet/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect
May 17, 2018 - 9:31pm
Flu vaccine spending not enough, researcher says
May 17, 2018 - 7:05pm
May 8, 2018
Ben Clarke holds two vials, one containing an adult tick (left) and the other a nymph. Each vial in the box at right contains a tick. All are kept in deep freeze at 112 degrees below Fahrenheit. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Tick collector: Duluth Lyme disease researcher seeks public’s input
May 8, 2018 - 5:01am
April 30, 2018
The steam phase of Steamboat Geyser in 2014. National Park Service
A Yellowstone geyser has experienced unusual eruptions lately, and scientists can't explain why
April 30, 2018 - 11:14am
April 22, 2018
Food in the garbage. USDA photo via Flickr.
Americans waste about a quarter of the food they buy, and the environmental consequences are staggering
April 22, 2018 - 10:52am
April 15, 2018
Bob King's new book features the night sky's finest sights. Photo by Linda Hanson
Wonders of the Night Sky: New Astro Bob book sets bucket list
April 15, 2018 - 12:25pm
March 17, 2018
Jeramy Pinkerton (left), fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, helps Erin Schaeffer, with the University of Minnesota, as she makes an incision in the underbelly of a muskie to insert a hydro-acoustic transmitter in April 2017. Also on board were Mark Paulson (left), fisheries technician, and Keith Okeson, past president of Muskies Inc. News Tribune file photo
Muskies on the move: Researchers find that St. Louis River fish like to travel
March 17, 2018 - 6:45pm
March 16, 2018
The city motto for Little Falls, Minn., is, "The Town Where the Mississippi Pauses." It pauses more often in the winter when some of the flow is slowed by freezing temperatures that turn some of the Mississippi River into ice. Aviator Charles Lindbergh was from Little Falls and tours are offered of his boyhood home.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
A problem the rest of the country shares with Toys R Us: Not enough babies
March 16, 2018 - 10:51am
March 14, 2018
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
Monsanto Company logo from Wikimedia Commons.
Monsanto's cancer fight judge pictures weed killer showers
March 14, 2018 - 11:12am
FILE — Stephen Hawking, the physicist and author, at a news conference to announce the space exploration initiative "Breakthrough Starshot" at One World Observatory in lower Manhattan, April 12, 2016. (Karsten Moran/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
'May you keep flying like superman in microgravity': Tributes pour in for physicist Stephen Hawking, dead at 76
March 14, 2018 - 6:29am